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New Cars That Will Last 250K Miles

September 24, 2015


If you're the type of person who buys a new car and drives it until the wheels fall off, then this is for you. Forbes recently released a list of what they consider the 10 most-likely vehicles that will keep on running for over 250,000 miles.

Forbes analyzed reliability ratings and looked into common problem areas on vehicles 10 years old and newer. Vehicles on the list include the Scion xB, Toyota Camry, Subaru Forester, and Mazda Mazda6. Below is the full list.

And if you're considering any of these long-lasting vehicles, don't forget to use TrueCar No Haggle and Edmunds Price Promise to see the best prices being offered by local dealers.

New Cars That Will Go the Distance

RankVehicleConsumer Reports Reliability Rating
1Scion xB81%
2Toyota Camry/Camry Hybrid66%
3Lexus ES 350/450h63%
4Toyota Prius/Plug-In Prius63%
5Subaru Forester62%
6Audi Allroad61%
7Volkswagen Passat59%
8Mazda Mazda657%
9Lexus RX 350/450h57%
10Toyota Sienna55%

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- Gregg Fidan

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Gregg Fidan + is the founder of RealCarTips. After being ripped off on his first car purchase, he devoted several years to figuring out the best ways to avoid scams and negotiate the best car deals. He has written hundreds of articles on the subject of car buying and taught thousands of car shoppers how to get the best deals.

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